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From: "taf" <>
Subject: Re: Bulkley Ancestors in Normandy 1050-1250
Date: 5 Feb 2007 11:19:11 -0800
References: <mailman.2773.1170700718.30800.gen-medieval@rootsweb.com>
In-Reply-To: <mailman.2773.1170700718.30800.gen-medieval@rootsweb.com>


On Feb 5, 8:51 am, paul bulkley <> wrote:
> It is suspected that the ancestors of the London and
> Lancashire Bulkleys came from Normandy.
>
> The spelling of their names possibly Bucaille,
> Bukeler, Bucler, Bulceleia, and other similar forms.

The family may be Norman, but these look like someone is trying too
hard to me. Why should Bulkeley not be yet another toponymic of an
English field (-legh)?

taf


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